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  • Military equipment in local policing

    (WBNG Binghamton) In the wake of this month's unrest in Ferguson, Mo., that came after the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teenager, law enforcement at the local level have come under scrutiny for the use of military-style tactics and equipment. The Broome County Sheriff's Office is among local agencies that have acquired such equipment from a federal military surplus program.

  • New look at SUNY Oneonta

    Oneonta, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Monday marked the first day of classes for students at SUNY Oneonta, and while the school welcomed many new faces to campus it also welcomed a new look to one of its largest buildings.

  • Is the ice bucket challenge changing the way organizations fundraise?

    Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The simple concept of pouring ice cold water over your head has raised millions and millions of dollars for ALS. Now, other organizations are thinking about using this challenge as a stepping stone for their own fundraising.

  • Kopernik to celebrate 40 years

    Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Kopernik Observatory is getting ready to celebrate 40 years of looking at the skies above Vestal.

  • Ukrainians celebrate Independence Day

    Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Along with the American Flag, the Ukrainian flag was raised Monday morning to remember Ukraine's independence while reflecting on its continuing struggle to remain a democratic country.

  • Red Cross: Donation numbers down

    Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The American Red Cross reports blood donation numbers are down, especially now, coming off of the summer months.

  • Woman charged with 41 felonies

    (WBNG Binghamton) A Norwich woman was arrested by New York State Police for dozens of felony charges, including forgery.

  • 2014 Thater Races wrap up in downtown Binghamton

    Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) 1200 athletes and thousands of spectators attended the 31st annual Chris Thater Memorial Race, held in downtown Binghamton.

  • State grant helps small businesses expand

    Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A local business has moved from Vestal to a newer, larger location in Johnson City with the help of a state grant.

  • Local talent on display at Riverfest

    Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Local artists and vendors featured their crafts at this weekend's Riverfest at Roberson. It was hosted by the Roberson Museum & Science Center in downtown Binghamton.

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